Health

A person scan QR code for contact tracing

Professor Raina MacIntyre examines National Cabinet's review into contact tracing. 

A woman runs up an outdoor staircase

Short bursts of intense exercise – known as HIIT – could help you get back into shape by summer and stay that way, a UNSW Sydney exercise physiology researcher says.

Young female EMS key worker doctor in front of healthcare ICU facility, wearing protective PPE face mask equipment, holding medical lab patient health check form

A new study estimates how Australian health workers’ risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection differs from that of the broader community.

A 3D-rendering showing a cross-section of a liposome

Biomedical researchers have come up with a novel way to use a beam of light to deliver CRISPR gene therapy molecules targeting illnesses.

COVID-19 serological study

Only a small proportion of Sydney’s population were infected by SARS-CoV-2 earlier this year, a new report co-led by UNSW’s Kirby Institute says.

Scott Morrison at Scientia Clinical Research

Early phase trials continue as Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces agreements for more potential vaccines.

Methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth

Illicit drugs are harder to get and cost more since the coronavirus pandemic, says UNSW Sydney’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

Person being anxious in a crowd

It's helpful to remember you're in an unusual situation with no perfect map of how to cope, or a 'right' or 'wrong' way to get through it.

Cardiologist on blurred background using digital x-ray of human heart holographic scan projection 3D rendering

Six UNSW Sydney academics have received more than $800,000 in funding for cardiovascular research from the Heart Foundation.

Bride wearing a face mask

A year ago, face masks were a rarity in Australia. But social researchers say there is evidence of a growing acceptance of this simple object.

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